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The Resource L'historia di Casa Orsina, di Francesco Sansou ; nella quale oltre all'origine sua, si contengono molte nobili imprese fatte da loro in diuerse prouincie fino a tempi nostri ; con quattro libri de gli huomini illustri della famiglia, ne' quali dopo le vite de cardinali & de generali Orsini, son posti i ritratti di molti de predetti, doue si ha non meno vtile che vera cognitione d'infinite historie non uedute altroue

L'historia di Casa Orsina, di Francesco Sansou ; nella quale oltre all'origine sua, si contengono molte nobili imprese fatte da loro in diuerse prouincie fino a tempi nostri ; con quattro libri de gli huomini illustri della famiglia, ne' quali dopo le vite de cardinali & de generali Orsini, son posti i ritratti di molti de predetti, doue si ha non meno vtile che vera cognitione d'infinite historie non uedute altroue

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L'historia di Casa Orsina
Title
L'historia di Casa Orsina
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di Francesco Sansou ; nella quale oltre all'origine sua, si contengono molte nobili imprese fatte da loro in diuerse prouincie fino a tempi nostri ; con quattro libri de gli huomini illustri della famiglia, ne' quali dopo le vite de cardinali & de generali Orsini, son posti i ritratti di molti de predetti, doue si ha non meno vtile che vera cognitione d'infinite historie non uedute altroue
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Summary
Second edition of Sansovino's history of the noble Roman family of the Orsini (first printed in 1564).
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Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
RRR
Citation location within source
  • no. 460
  • S-355, S-347
  • page 608
  • CNCE 33788
Citation source
  • Harvard College Library. Catalogue of books and manuscripts. Italian 16th century books
  • Adams, H.M. Catalogue of books printed on the continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge libraries
  • Short-title catalogue of books printed in Italy and of Italian books printed in other countries from 1465 to 1600 now in the British Museum
  • EDIT 16
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
The second of the two parts contains 18 full-page engraved portraits of some of the most famous members of the family. The portraits, printed here for the first time, were probably engraved by Sansovino himself. Book 3 of part 2 contains letters to the Orsini by Petrarch, Ficino, Bembo and others
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L'historia di Casa Orsina, di Francesco Sansou ; nella quale oltre all'origine sua, si contengono molte nobili imprese fatte da loro in diuerse prouincie fino a tempi nostri ; con quattro libri de gli huomini illustri della famiglia, ne' quali dopo le vite de cardinali & de generali Orsini, son posti i ritratti di molti de predetti, doue si ha non meno vtile che vera cognitione d'infinite historie non uedute altroue
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Publication
Note
  • Second part has separate title-page with title" De gli huomini illustri della casa Orsina di M. Francesco Sansouino libro quattro," and same imprint and engraved armorial title vignette as first part
  • Printer of first part from first colophon: In Venetia. Appresso Nicolo Beuilacqua, M D LXV." Printer of second part from second colophon: "Stampata in Venetia per Domenico Nicolini ad instanza di Filippo & Bernardino Stagnini, fratelli, l'anno M D LXV."
  • Signatures: [part 1]: *4 A10 2A4 B4 C4(C2+2) D-Z4 Aa-Ll4; [part 2]: A-O4 P6 Q-X4 Y6
  • Leaf A10 of second sequence in part 1 is blank
  • Woodcuts: large historiated white initials; head- and tail-pieces; the Stagnino device on verso of last leaf in both parts, featuring a disembodied hand lighting a large candle with a torch, entwined with ribbon bearing motto "Deus adiuvat volentes;" five genealogical tables of the Orsini family (4 single-page and 1 double-page)
  • Engravings: engraved title vignette on both title pages containing the Orsini coat of arms, signed "Nic. Ne." on drum in lower left corner by engraver Niccolo Nelli; 18 full-page engraved portraits of members of the Orsini family in second part, seven of which contain the illustrated border but lack the portrait
  • The UCLA Library copy contains only 17 portraits, six of which lack the portrait.
  • Text printed in large italic type; index in smaller italic type
  • Errata: verso of leaf Ll3 (for both parts)
  • Includes index
Dimensions
30 cm (folio)
Extent
2 parts in 1 volume ( [14], 135 [i.e. 137], [1]; 92 leaves)
Note
Spec. Coll. Belt copy: rebound in modern brown leather; double blind fillets on upper and lower covers; gold-stamped spine title "Casa Orsina;" new beige endpapers. Engraved armorial bookplate on front pastedown of Henry Edward Bunbury, with his motto "Esse quam videri." Forms part of the Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana, gift of Dr. Elmer Belt to UCLA in 1961.
Other physical details
illustrations (engravings), genealogical tables, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)04715196
  • ucoclc4715196
Label
L'historia di Casa Orsina, di Francesco Sansou ; nella quale oltre all'origine sua, si contengono molte nobili imprese fatte da loro in diuerse prouincie fino a tempi nostri ; con quattro libri de gli huomini illustri della famiglia, ne' quali dopo le vite de cardinali & de generali Orsini, son posti i ritratti di molti de predetti, doue si ha non meno vtile che vera cognitione d'infinite historie non uedute altroue
Publication
Note
  • Second part has separate title-page with title" De gli huomini illustri della casa Orsina di M. Francesco Sansouino libro quattro," and same imprint and engraved armorial title vignette as first part
  • Printer of first part from first colophon: In Venetia. Appresso Nicolo Beuilacqua, M D LXV." Printer of second part from second colophon: "Stampata in Venetia per Domenico Nicolini ad instanza di Filippo & Bernardino Stagnini, fratelli, l'anno M D LXV."
  • Signatures: [part 1]: *4 A10 2A4 B4 C4(C2+2) D-Z4 Aa-Ll4; [part 2]: A-O4 P6 Q-X4 Y6
  • Leaf A10 of second sequence in part 1 is blank
  • Woodcuts: large historiated white initials; head- and tail-pieces; the Stagnino device on verso of last leaf in both parts, featuring a disembodied hand lighting a large candle with a torch, entwined with ribbon bearing motto "Deus adiuvat volentes;" five genealogical tables of the Orsini family (4 single-page and 1 double-page)
  • Engravings: engraved title vignette on both title pages containing the Orsini coat of arms, signed "Nic. Ne." on drum in lower left corner by engraver Niccolo Nelli; 18 full-page engraved portraits of members of the Orsini family in second part, seven of which contain the illustrated border but lack the portrait
  • The UCLA Library copy contains only 17 portraits, six of which lack the portrait.
  • Text printed in large italic type; index in smaller italic type
  • Errata: verso of leaf Ll3 (for both parts)
  • Includes index
Dimensions
30 cm (folio)
Extent
2 parts in 1 volume ( [14], 135 [i.e. 137], [1]; 92 leaves)
Note
Spec. Coll. Belt copy: rebound in modern brown leather; double blind fillets on upper and lower covers; gold-stamped spine title "Casa Orsina;" new beige endpapers. Engraved armorial bookplate on front pastedown of Henry Edward Bunbury, with his motto "Esse quam videri." Forms part of the Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana, gift of Dr. Elmer Belt to UCLA in 1961.
Other physical details
illustrations (engravings), genealogical tables, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)04715196
  • ucoclc4715196

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